Report: Pak bill to ban Saeed outfit

Pakistan is working on a draft bill to permanently ban the Jamaat-ud Dawa, led by the alleged Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, as well as other terror groups and individuals on the watch list of the interior ministry, the Dawn daily reported.
Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Trump Tower fire kills one

One man was killed and six firefighters suffered minor injuries in an apartment fire on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York on Saturday, in a blaze that was quickly extinguished, fire officials said.
Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Myanmar not ready for refugees: UN

Myanmar is not ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, said the most senior UN official to visit the country this year, after Myanmar was accused of instigating ethnic cleansing and driving nearly 700,000 Muslims to Bangladesh.
Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

'Asylum' for spy's daughter

Yulia Skripal, the 33-year-old daughter of the former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, will soon be well enough to leave hospital but may never be able to return to her home in Moscow, it was reported on Sunday by several sources.
Amit Roy Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

Mental illness cited in Germany van attack

The man who drove a camper van into a group of people sitting outside a restaurant in the German city of Muenster on Saturday acted alone and appears to have had mental health problems, the regional interior minister said on Sunday.
Apr 09, 2018 00:00 IST

3 die as van drives into German crowd

A man drove a van into a group of people sitting outside a popular restaurant in the old city centre of Muenster in western Germany on Saturday, killing at least two of them before shooting himself dead, police said.
Reuters, AP Apr 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Scribe killed in Gaza clash

Protesters help Palestinian journalist Yaser Murtaja after he was hurt in gunfire near Gaza's border with Israel. AFP
Reuters Apr 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Lula to surrender after police standoff

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Saturday said he would surrender to police, a day after defying a judge's order to start serving a 12-year prison sentence for corruption that derails his effort to return to power this year.
Reuters Apr 08, 2018 00:00 IST

14 killed in Canada hockey team crash

At least 14 people were killed late on Friday after a tractor-trailer collided with a bus filled with members of a Junior League hockey team on their way to a playoff game, the Canadian authorities said.

Crowe's Gladiator armour sold

The torso armour Russell Crowe wore for his Oscar-winning role in Gladiator eclipsed expectations at a Sydney auction on Saturday, selling for 125,000 Australian dollars ($96,000).
AP Apr 08, 2018 00:00 IST

Vatican priest arrested

The Vatican said on Saturday its police had arrested a monsignor who worked as a diplomat at its embassy in Washington and is suspected of possessing child pornography in the US and Canada.
Reuters Apr 08, 2018 00:00 IST


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